Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Sidney Carrillo

Sidney Carrillo is a Research Coordinator at the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI). In this role, Sidney manages the implementation of the High-Risk Populations project in northern Namibia. The project aims to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of presumptive treatment and enhanced vector control among agricultural workers and cattle herders.

Prior to joining the MEI, Sidney worked in international and domestic HIV/AIDS research. At the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, she implemented surveillance studies among populations at high risk for HIV, including sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject drugs. Sidney previously worked on a TB-HIV implementation science study in Lesotho for ICAP at Columbia University.

Sidney has an MPH in Epidemiology and a certificate in Global Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, as well as a BS in Biology from California State University, San Marcos.